While NBC has "flirted with doing this in the past", Greenblatt said its internal research shows there is strength in lining up those shows.
NBC will bow one new comedy this fall; I Feel Bad, a single-camera comedy executive produced by Amy Poehler and inspired by Orli Auslander's book.
Other stars of the show, such as Melissa Fumero and Joe Lo Truglio, also tweeted out gratitude for not only NBC, but also the fans that made the renewal of the show possible.
Maybe more to the point, the ensemble comedy may have been a "better fit" financially for NBC. If he was, it might have been a different decision, Greenblatt said.
A great story, but not necessarily a true one. It stars Ryan Eggold of "The Blacklist" and is inspired by Bellevue Hospital in New York City.
Moment mum stops thug from robbing kids at gunpoint
A woman can be seen producing a firearm from her bag and firing three shots into the man's chest and another one in his leg. A Brazilian mom has been celebrated as a hero for shooting an armed robber outside a school in São Paulo.
He's taken steps to rectify that and will start a winter edition of the summer hit "America's Got Talent", with judge Simon Cowell on board.
One midseason alternative-reality series is "The Titan Games", pitting six contenders in battles of "mind, body and heart" - beyond sheer brute strength. "We knew there were conversations that were going on with other platforms and I'm really happy for the whole team". We tried to move Last Man Standing over a year ago when ABC decided not to move forward.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine will finish its fifth season on Fox still, with the finale airing on May 20. Fortunately, NBC has since found room.
Among Fox's new shows is "The Cool Kids", a comedy about rebellious friends in a retirement community, with stars including David Alan Grier, Martin Mull and Vicki Lawrence. "It's the fans! I could not be more grateful for the fans who wrote petitions and kept up the passion and incredible support for the show". Scott replaces Clayne Crawford, reportedly fired because of repeated outbursts on the set.
Next week, the broadcast networks deliver their "upfront" presentations in NY - an annual ritual in which they unveil their new fall schedules to advertisers.
The show, about a group of detectives taking on Brooklyn's crime was one of the several series at risk of cancellation, joining series like Lucifer and the Last Man on Earth on the chopping block. Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Michael Strahan will host the pregame show.